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Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks ➔ Wine Colored Velvet Evening Dress with Slit Waist

Drawing/Painting/Print


Related people/organizations

Herbert Sondheim, Inc (compiler)
Jean Patou (designer)

Date

1930s

Work Type

design drawings

Measurements

7.75 in (width) x 10.5 in (height)

Description

Wine colored velvet evening dress featuring a floor-length skirt and slit at the back of the waist that shows the wearer's skin. Sketch also includes a back view of the dress, showing an open bodice and belt that pulls through the slit on the back of the waist and knots like a necktie.

Inscription

Patou/Wine velvet/slit at back of/waist shows skin/belt pulls thru/slit and knots like/a tie

Related Terms

graphite
sketching
Kellen Design Archives

Location

box 2, folder 79

Identifier

KA0039_V8p79-001

Citation

Herbert Sondheim, Inc; Jean Patou. Wine Colored Velvet Evening Dress with Slit Waist . 1930s. Herbert Sondheim fashion business scrapbooks. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 19 Oct 2019.

Use Restrictions

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